Basic Vegetable Broth

August 6, 2012 by Kenmore

Once you know how to make a basic broth, there’s no limit to the soups and other dishes you can create. Try this recipe courtesy of Chef Mark Sparacino.


preparation time
1 mins

cook time




1 large onion coarsely chopped

1 leek thoroughly cleaned, coarsely chopped

2 carrots peeled and coarsely chopped

2 celery ribs coarsely chopped

2 medium turnips peeled and sliced

3 large tomatoes cut up

1 small bunch parsley

1 tablespoons salt

1 teaspoons whole black peppercorns

10 cup water cold, can limit to 8 cups if preferred


Step 1

Place all ingredients in a large stockpot and set over high heat. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 1 hour.

Step 2

Strain liquid and use.


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